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TECH BUYER Mar 2017 - IDC MarketScape - Doc # AP42353917

IDC MarketScape: Asia/Pacific Next-Generation Telcos: Telecom Services 2016–2017 Vendor Assessment

By: Nikhil BatraSenior Research Manager, Sandra NgGroup Vice President, Practice Group, IDC Asia/Pacific, Hugh UjhazyVice President, IoT and Telecommunications, Shiv Putcha

Table of Contents

IDC MarketScape Figure

Figure: Asia/Pacific Next-Generation Telcos: Telecom Services 2016–2017

IDC Opinion

IDC MarketScape Vendor Inclusion Criteria

Essential Buyer Guidance

Vendor Summary Profiles

AT&T

Strengths

Software-Defined Approach for Future-Proof Networks

Development of an Integrated Cloud-Enabling Networks Ecosystem

Enhanced Customer Experience and Local Support Teams

Challenges

Consistent Availability of Core Cloud and Networking Capabilities in AP

Limited Internet of Things Business in Asia

BT Global Services

Strengths

Strong Capabilities and Partner Ecosystem in the Cloud Space

Industry-Specific Solutions in Finance, Aviation, Retail, and Media

Marketing Innovation and Account Management Capabilities

Challenges

Increasing Competition from SPs in the Software-Defined Space

Lack of Focus on IoT in the Region

Global Cloud Xchange

Strengths

Ownership of a Cable System helps GCX Maintain a Cost Advantage

Focus on the Midmarket Segment

Challenges

Fewer Own POPs to Deliver On-Net Services

Limited Professional Services Capabilities

NTT Communications

Strengths

Development and Deployment of SDN and NFV Technologies

Extensive Global Datacenter Footprint to Support Its Global Cloud Vision

Challenges

Creating Synergies Between NTT Group Subsidiaries

Limited Focus on Developing Industry-Specific Solutions

Orange

Strengths

Strong Network Backbone and Connectivity Services

Depth of Cloud Services a Differentiator

Building Up a Lead in IoT Solutions and Vertical Expertise

Challenges

Orange's Expertise in Network Services Will Be Challenged

Orange Must Continue to Build Vertical Expertise to Drive Its IoT and Vertical Solutions

Singtel

Strengths

Cloud as an Enabler of DX

Trustwave Acquisition Boosts Singtel's Reputation in MSS

One Network Alliance with Airtel a Strategic Differentiator

Challenges

Limited Penetration in AP Outside Singapore and Australia

Declining Revenue from Traditional Services

T-Systems

Strengths

Deep Application Knowledge in SAP

Capabilities in M2M, Big Data, and Analytics Space

Challenges

Lack of Traction for Mobility Solutions in AP

Limited Network Footprints in AP

Tata Communications

Strengths

IZO Foray into the Software-Defined Space Is a Strong Talking Point

Network Presence in Key Emerging Markets in the Region

Challenges

Vertical Solutions and Professional Services Are a Challenge

Competing with Global SPs in the IoT and Enterprise Mobility Segment

Telstra

Strengths

Strong Capabilities in the SDN/NFV Space

Network-Enabled Hybrid Cloud Services

Challenges

Expanding Outside the Australia Market

Driving Domestic Growth

Verizon

Strengths

Strong Partner Ecosystem in VNS

A Credible Managed Security Provider

Challenges

IoT Offerings Largely Focused on Telematics in the Region

Declining Global Revenues for Verizon Global Enterprise

Vodafone Global Enterprise

Strengths

Customer Centricity as a Differentiator

Innovations and Developments in the IoT Space

Challenges

Growing Market Share in Asia/Pacific

Development of a Software-Defined Network Product Portfolio

Appendix

Reading an IDC MarketScape Graph

IDC MarketScape Methodology

Market Definition

Strategies and Capabilities Criteria

Table: Key Strategy Measures for Success: Next-Generation Telcos: Telecom Services Market

Table: Key Capability Measures for Success: Next-Generation Telcos: Telecom Services Market

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